The flying scarab was highly symbolic to ancient Egyptians, it represented rebirth and renewal. They believed that the sun was pushed across the sky every day by a giant scarab, the god Khepri. In real life, the scarab beetle lays its eggs in a ball of dung and rolls the ball ahead of it wherever it goes.
Known to symbolize good fortune, hope, restoration of life, and regeneration. It was also a symbol of immortality, resurrection, metamorphosis, and protection in the ancient Egyptian religion.